Usually, when a new payday loan segment comes on the market, it is introduced in such a way that providers announce that their cards are heavy-hitting and highly regarded in the industry. While I suspect that many would be tempted to think to take advantage of this high-profile opportunity, it would be wise to consider the potential negative implications of this purportedly high-end opportunity before pulling off the purchase.
A pre-paid card is referred to a “savings utility” that is a kind of good long-term interest-free loan that can be obtained from banks between a couple of days to longer periods of time just before an account has to be converted into a cash account. The companies offering the loan pay per 100 deposit at the inception of the program, and in addition they are working on obtaining approval of the depositor for foreign transactions.
The most notable difference between a loan on a pre-paid card vs a payday loan is that the lenders on both have their own credibility and complete before and after-the fact verification that cannot be conducted on a regular payday loan. This is to ensure that when possible transactions are undertaken in the interest of the debtor rather than of the bank and thus make the transaction transparent.
The borrower is dependent on a guarantor, who is also involved in the check-out processing during the exchange’s process, or correspondent for that matter. It is and will be entirely up to the borrower whether to negotiate this or not and which representative to select. The card will be available for instant use 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and so forth, enabling the borrower to make transactions on regulated internet conditional access services without having to make an in-person trip in to campus of the big five financial institutions that they are forced to deal with just before summer leaves.
But don’t dream big just yet as you read on! There are a number of risks and risks that a pre-paid card offers that banks does not offer.